Dan Gibbs

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Dan Gibbs
Colorado State Senate District 16
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Director
Dan Gibbs is a former Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 16 from 2007 to 2011. He also served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 2006 to 2007.


He graduated from Western State College. His professional experience includes working as Manager of the White Water Rafting Company, Staff for United States Representative Mark Udall, Certified Type II Wildland Firefighter for the Timber Industry, Ski Coach at a local high school and Director of the Western Slope Office of United States Congressman Mark Udall.

Committee assignments


Gibbs' sponsored legislation includes:

  • SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness [1]



See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010

Gibbs was eligible but did not seek re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Gibbs was elected to the 16th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Don Ytterberg (R).[2]

Gibbs raised $122,690 for his campaign, while Ytterberg raised $63,509.[3]

Colorado State Senate, District 16 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Gibbs (D) 45,248
Don Ytterberg (R) 31,407

Campaign donors


In 2008, Gibbs collected $122,690 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Dan Gibbs For Colorado $5,490
Food & Commercial Workers Local 7 $4,250
Colorado Education Association $4,250
Jefferson County Education Association $4,250

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joan Fitz-Gerald (D)
Colorado State Senate - District 16
Succeeded by
Jeanne Nicholson (D)